Nicholas Holland has joined the litigation group of law firm Solomon Harris and will specialise in commercial litigation.
He was called to the bar in Cayman during a ceremony presided over by Justice Priya Levers, with Attorney Sam Dawson presenting his credentials.
Mr. Holland attended and graduated from the University of Toronto, with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) in 1996 and from the University College, University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts in 1993.
He was admitted to the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors in British Columbia on 23 May 1997 and to the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors in Ontario on 13 February 2001.
After qualifying, he was with Harper Grey LLP in Vancouver, British Columbia, between 1997 and 2001. In January 2001, he returned to Toronto and became an associate with the highly respected boutique litigation specialists Weir Foulds LLP, working on commercial litigation, insolvency and corporate governance matters, and where he became a partner in January 2004.
Mr. Holland came to Cayman, with his wife, to work with Solomon Harris as a senior associate in the dispute resolution department. He has a wealth of experience in contractual disputes, corporate problems (with emphasis on shareholders remedies), contentious property, trust and estate work as well as finance transaction issues.
He will also be focusing on local business services such as immigration, employment, health and safety, licensing and other compliance work.
Managing Partner Sophia Harris said ‘We are pleased to have attracted a candidate who has successfully practised as a partner within a recognised firm in another prominent commercial centre. We have been impressed not only with Nick’s technical legal knowledge and experience but his personable approach to clients and dedication to his new position. He makes a very valuable contribution to the firm and its commitment to fully service its clients, both locally and internationally.’
Mr. Holland added, ‘I am delighted to have joined such a young, fast growing, highly regarded, fully independent firm as Solomon Harris. I am enjoying very much living and working in these beautiful islands where the quality of work is exceptional and the quality of life incomparable.’